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's strategy. ♪ hello and welcome, i'm steven in doha and this is al jazeera, coming up, one of the most prominent leader is arrested and they are pulling out from the front line in their battle against the congo army. but first united states is still planning a military response to a suspected gas attack by syrian government forces. it had expected the uk to join a possible coalition but the british parliament voted against any strikes on syria as carolyn malone reports. >> reporter: the resistance outside of the white house against the u.s. attacking syria. and the leaders look at military options and an important ally is against intervening with syria with suspected use of chemical weapons and chuck hagel says the united states still hopes to act with other allies. >> our approach is to continue to find an international coalition that will act together and i think you are seeing a number of countries say publically state their position on the use of chemical weapons. >> reporter: on thursday british members of parliament voted against involvement in military action. >> the ayes to t
, "instantly engaging and powerful". al jazeera america, there's more to it. make sure that stories don't escape them. >> every day a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you heard angles you hadn't considered. consider this, antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo. stories that matter to you. saudi arabia for that. ♪ test test .. . .. . but should you be made aware if you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." welcome back to al jazeera. members of congress are being briefed right now about syria. >> possibly to start the end of this week, about now. now things look so very different. the loyal britt whose have stood by the americans in iraq, and afghanistan will not be onboard, this time. so obama has to decide, i think, whether to go it alone with perhaps the support of the french. and it looks like there's no way he is going to have a u.n. security council mandate. i think part of the parliamentary debate. i think they tried again. the russians seem to be opposed. another meeting of the permanent five mem
say the same? and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me to journalism is i like the idea that we are documenting history. al jazeera documents it like none other. and to be a journalist, and to be part of a team like that? that's an incredible blessing. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >>they share it on the stream. >>social media isn't an afterthought. it drives discussion across america. >>al jazeera america social media community, on tv and online. >>this is your outlet for those conversations. >>post, upload, and interact. >>every night, share undiscovered stories. be and let me just show you what 13,000 people living under canvas looks like. they built this from scratch. the camp need clean water, sanitation. there is a lot that
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>>> this is al jazeera. Â [music] >> hello, this is the news hour on al jazeera. wilwill making headlines egypt's mubarak back in court daydayes after he left prison. >> one of the famed pillars of hercules. Â [music] >> it may prove to be the worst attack committed, the syrian government has reached an agreement with inspectors. may find some of the images in the report, disturbing. >> they were uploaded on to you tube. the syrian government denies it was responsible. sitting with the united nations disarmtament and reported. global leaders are calling. the president has been reaching security advisors to consider his options. >> president the obama has asked the defense department >> reporter: obama has said any use of chemical weapons is a redline. during a phone call on saturday the british prime minister agreed. >> we need to be careful here about air strikes. these entities will have to try to control the aftermath. >> reporter: the u.s. secretary of state called on his counterparts. >> reporter: moscow is alarmed by reports >> we have said it once, twice and given our as
. >> it's a pleasure, eric. >>> coming up next, grading al jazeera america's first week on the air. should other cable news networks be worried about the new kid on the block? ingeniously uses radar to alert you to possible collision threats. and in certain situations it can apply the brakes. introducing the all-new 2014 chevrolet impala with available crash imminent braking. always looking forward. while watching your back. that's american ingenuity to find new roads. and recently the 2013 chevrolet impala received the j.d. power award for highest ranked large car in initial quality. >>> less than a week after it replaced the current tv channel, al jazeera america may not have attracted a longer audience, but it's generated a lot of attention. critics have called its fact first attitude slow and plodding while boosters say it's calm and comprehensive. it may be too soon to judge, but that won't stop us here. joining me to discuss cable news latest player, here in washington, david zurawik, tv critic for "the baltimore sun." in charlotte, north carolina, mohammed el nawawy, co-author of "a
jazeera.com. . >> announcer: this is al jazee jazeera. >> reporter: hello and welcome to the news hour from al jazeera headquarters in doha and i have your top stories. >> ayes to the right 272, nos to the left 285. >> reporter: a no vote from britain and the u.s. is mulling a possible strike on syria. under arrest but undeterred the muslim brotherhood calls for protests as another top member is detained. anger in the democratic republic of congo after bombs hit homes and some say they came from rawan dshg a. a multi million dollar pay out to players suffering from injuries and we hear from a nfl star on what the settlement means to him. >> no matter what my three children will be able to go and get their education. ♪ well, the u.s. has lost britain's backing for any military intervention in syria but a possible strike remains on the table. the obama administration is still considering its options and france may be a willing partner. we will be live in paris with details in that in a moment and we go to london for a reaction of if no vote in parliament and we have th
tanks after hundreds of tons of water leaked out. >>> al jazeera america has kicked off in new york. some welcome a different angle on the news while others say it's biased against the u.s. >>> and the friends and family of a japanese war correspondent are remembering her one year after her death and trying to spread her message. >>> workers at the damaged fukushima daiichi plant say a leakage of contaminated water may have gone undetected for some time. they say the storage tank doesn't have a water level gauge and their monitoring may not have been adequate. workers found a puddle forming just outside a low wall surrounding tanks near reactor number four. they confirmed one of the tanks lost more than 300 tons of water. the water contains high levels of radioactive substances. officials of the tokyo electric power company says the tank has no water gauge. they say the workers didn't notice the leak in their daily inspections until they saw the puddle outside the barrier. nuclear regulators urged the utility to check 350 tanks of the same structure in the compound. >> translator: i
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>> welcome to al jazeera.about i'm john siegenthaler. we have breaking news to tell you about tonight. the governor of california jerry brown has declared a state of emergency in san francisco because of the wildfire raging near yosemite park. jim kyle, you were describing earlier this is about as much about water as it is about electricity. explain why. >> yes, john, the city of san francisco actually owns the hetch-hetchy reservoir which is the primary water supply for the city of san francisco, services about 2.6 million people. so enable to facilitate a more rapid intervention, to preserve that infrastructure that serves the water supply, in fact, mayor ed lee of san francisco who requested that a state of emergency be initiated so we could cut through the red tape and have the necessary work crews do what they need to do to preserve the water supply. >> what does that mean actually? what will they have to do to preserve the water supply? >> well, it's -- there's one of electrical aqueduct type infrastructure that is being threatened by the fire. these workers will ensure
is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me to journalism is i like the idea that we are documenting history. al jazeera documents it like none other. and to be a journalist, and to be part of a team like that? that's an incredible blessing. what happens when social media uncovers unheard and fascinating news stories? >> they share it on a stream. would probably be very good at that also. that is it for al-jazeera america. ♪ schwartz: martyn stacey has also been campaigning for tighter controls on adventure tour operators. schwartz: ballooning may appear to be the gentlest of extreme sports but this is a four tonne aircraft with more power than many a light plane and no brakes. a pilot can take the craft up or down but direction is determined by the wind. martyn stacey: "
www.aljazeera.com. ali velshi is next with "real money." thanks so much for watching. launched a new and needed voice in journalism. the new york times calls it "serious, straight-forward news". "accurate, responsible" says the washington post. and the baltimore sun says, "instantly engaging and powerful". al jazeera america, there's more to it. hi, my name is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me to journalism is i like the idea that we are documenting history. al jazeera documents it like none other. and to be a journalist, and to be part of a team like that? that's an incredible blessing. >> al-jazeera america, a new voice in american journalism. >> introduces "america tonight". gas. >> a fresh take on the stories that connect to you. states. >> grounded
to uphold in terms of human rights. >> a decision to cut off aid would carry wide repercussions. al jazeera washington. >> four state department officials placed on leave after the cake i attack in bengahzi, . u.s. diplomat i can mission in bengahzi was attacked by a heavily guard group. 14 people died including the u.s. ambassador to libya, chris stevens. >>> students will return to class this morning one day after a gunman with an assault weapon open fired at their georgia school. the school indicator was evacuated after a man covering ak 478 walked in, took one employee captive and fired shots at officers. the suspect eventually surrendered to police who identified him as michael brandon hill. investigators say the 20-year-old has no ties to the school. >>> in mexico teachers have taken to the streets to protest against plans to grade them on their performance. mexico's president said the reforms are necessary so his country can compete with the rest of the world. we have this report. >> this is how teachers try to get their voices heard in mexico. they occupy the main plaza and try to p
with al jazeera london. >> reporter: that story and the rest of the day's news can all be found on our website that you can see on your screen there. >> obama is going to fundamentally change the way you receive healthcare and real money is going to be your best source to find out how, and first i will take you to the state with the fewest doctors per capita and a place obamacare may not help and college has sky rocketed and so has the salaries of president and one man who has not turned his back on detroit and they see opportunity where others see a dying city and this is real money. [[voiceover]] every sunday night, al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >>thank god i didn't suffer what he had to go through. next sunday, the premiere of google and the world brain. >>this is the opportunity of our generation. [[voiceover]] it would be the world's greatest library under one digital roof. but at what cost? >>google could hold the whole world hostage. [[voiceover]] al jazeera america presents google and the world brain. my name is jonathan
against syria. ♪ i'm in doho are the world news from al jazeera, also in the program signs of progress in what is a troubled relationship, hamid karzai extends visit to pakistan. thailand feels the strain as muslim refugees crowd into detention centers plus. >> i don't know what the solution is but they need to come up with one. >> reporter: back to school in chicago. but the trip to the classroom for many students is even more dangerous. ♪ military intervention in syria is a step closer. the u.s. and some european states are considering using force in response to last week's suspected gas attack. hundreds died in the incident in damascus last week. u.s. secretary of state john kerry is convinced that the regime used chemical weapons and the diplomatic editor james reports. >> reporter: these horrific pictures of the aftermath of resent attacks have after more than two years of war in syria prompted the strongest words yet from the obama administration. secretary of state john kerry made it clear the u.s. is certain chemical weapons were used and he knows who they were used by. >>
to our ears, his smile to our eyes, but justice is now here. >> reporter: heidi zhou castro, al jazeera, fort hood. >> and nidal is the first u.s. soldier to receive the death penalty since 1961. well, it was a day of reflection and remembrance at the mall in washington. many gathered to celebrate the event. >>> it's a wage war as fast food workers walk out on their employers. police in new york are keeping at least a dozen mosques under surveillance. we'll explain why and what it means for people who attend them. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>th
♪ >> i'm rachelle kerry, here is the latest from al jazeera. the white house is still trying to rally support from its allies for a strike on syria, that makes it very clear it is willing to go it alone. firefighters are trying to slow down the progress of that massive wild fire inside yosemite national park. bad news for ol' day drivers as uncertainty on gas prices. ♪ ♪ we could learn more about plans the u.s. plans to respond to last week's chemical weapons attack. this happened only civilians near the syrian capitol. secretary state will speak later this hour, we will bring that to you live. first, though, president obama says he hasn't made a decision on the timing or scope of any military action, that is according to a congressman. an unclassified version on last week's attack, that's expected later today. and french president says his country is welcome to back any u.s. action against syria. let's start with mike, live at the white house. that's a pretty big development there, we have come a long way. talk more about our allies. >> i was covering ten years ago, whe
>> hi, i'm rachelle carey. although is the latest from al jazeera. hundreds are dead from the capital of damascus. the opposition said that the government used chemical weapons. bradley manning sentenced to 35 years behind bars for leaking thousands of documents from wikileaks. and former army major,s responsible for the shooting at fort hood, has rested his case without calling any witnesses. >> syria is facing growing international condemnation after opposition groups say the government carried out a chemical attack. opposition groups claim hundreds of people died in the attack in a suburb of damascus. the government denies the charges. the attack happened as inspector investigate reports of previous chemical weapon attacks. we have more from beirut. >> opposite vision activist as well as the main political opposition in exile demand the united nations investigate the claims that chemical weapons were used in the suburbs of damascus. there is an u.n. team in syria at the moment. they were investigating three alleged chemical weapons attacks. but those attacks happened a
in a suspected chemical attack in syria. >> hello, we have world news from al jazeera. also in this program a former army army psychiatrist is sentenced to death for killing 13 soldiers in fort hood, texas, four years ago. >>> in yemen, children do not have enough field. [ bells ringing ] and the united states remembers martin luther king and his dream of racial equality 15 years on. >> barack obama says the u.s. military has presented him with options for strikes against syria, but he has not yet made a decision. he's coming increasing pressure from the u.n. and russia to hold off. they want u.n. monitors currently inside syria to complete their investigations into a suspected chemical weapons attack last week. obama said the aim of the military reaction would be to deter future chemical weapon attacks. >> obama: if in fact, we can take limited tailored approaches, not getting drawn into a long conflict, not a repetition of iraq, which i know a lot of people are worried about, but if we're saying in a clear and decisive but limited way that we send a shot across the bow saying stop doing t
. patients were dying in the space of a few hours. children were especially vulnerable. al jazeera was the first news channel on the scene. in the following days and weeks we tracked the epidemic as it ripped across the country. leaving dozens, then hundreds, and soon thousands of haitians dead in its wake. i'd reported from war zones for years - and from haiti since a day after the earthquake - but this was a new disaster that shocked the world. cholera had somehow arrived in haiti - and it wasn't long before rumors that un nepalese peacekeepers were involved led us to a base on the banks of the country's largest river. >> what are you digging, why are you digging here? well we're not being told exactly what's going on here, but it certainly smells like sewage, there are toilets right there, and the liquid seems to be draining into this river just a few meters away that flows into the nearby town of mirebalais. >> back then, it felt like we'd stumbled on the scene of a crime. now, after a series of investigations - including by the un itself - it seems that's exactly what did happ
day weekend. michael green with aaa with us. stay tuned. more news in just a moment here on al-jazeera. saudi arabia for that. ♪ make >>> hello again, everyone, i'm tony harris. here is the latest from al-jazeera. president obama addressed the topic of military intervention in syria today. he says he has not made a final decision but the u.s. is considering a, quote, limited narrow act. the president made it clear he considered syria's use of chemical weapons a threat to national security and secretary of state john kerry echoed obama's sentiments. he said while the u.s. will act on its own timeline, anything that the u.s. does with regard to syria will not be open ended. paul beeben joins us live. secretary kerry made a forceful case for action in syria. what were some of the key points? >> that's right, he was very forceful. almost as emotional as he was earlier in the week, discussing specifics about the details of the aftermath of the chemical attacks. talking about bodies wrapped in white shrouds without a spot of blood but he emphasized over and over, that this intelligence tha
jazeera.com. >> welcome to al jazeera, i'm richelle carey from north carolina. reports of chemical weapons used in syria while syria government said they found chemicals in tunnels of rebels task is not done. >> martin luther king iii continues to call on the work of his father. >>> and the fire at yosemite park could be a threat to san francisco. >> this is al jazeera, i'm richelle carey. mounting evidence this afternoon about the possible use of chemical weapons in syria. doctors without borders say more than 3500 people were treated for neurotoxic symptoms. 355 of them died. meanwhile, syrian tv say soldiers have found nerve agents in tunnels rebels in damascus. president obama has been meeting with national security advisers to discuss a possible response to these incidents of chemical weapons in syria. earlier we spoke to richard murphy, ambassador to syria. >> the likelihood of an attack of this scope mounted by the opposition as the secretary of foreign ministry said vanishing and near zero. some feel the syrian government is accountable. you united statethe united statd tha
for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me to journalism is i like the idea that we are documenting history. al jazeera documents it like none other. and to be a journalist, and to be part of a team like that? that's an incredible blessing. ♪ >>> a new development monday at america's once mighty retailer jcpenney. bill akman is dumping his shares in the company, 39 million of them. last week i told you how he used his influence to bring in ron johnson to remake jcpenney. now it's stock is down more than 30% this year alone. ron johnson is long gone, and akman has pie in his face, so he is selling his shares. so the saga of one of america's great retail icons continues. let's talk about water. the battle over water is forcing some communities to make tough choices with real financial effects, and there's no industry with
>> welcome about a al jazeera, i'm stephanie sy. here are the top stories. japan is raising a red flag about a toxic water leak. it was upgraded to a level three series incident. this is the first time that japan has issued a warn about the reactors since a melt down from a tsunami two years ago. the white house said it has not made any final decisions about aid to egypt. >>> 18 wildfires are burning across the country right now. the two in idaho are top priority. >>> for the first time german chancellor merkel visited the death camps, some criticize the trip calling it election politics. >>> bradley manning find out how long he'll have to spend behind bars for leaking classified information. prosecutors have requested that he get at least 60 years. those are your headlines. consider this starts right now. you're watching al jazeera, i'm stephanie sy. mission. >> there's more to america, more stories, more voices, more points of view. now there's are news channel with more of what americans want to know. >> i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." this is "america tonight." sglovr
and welcome to al jazeera live from doha, ahead in the next 30 minutes leaking a radio active water in the ocean they slams the operator for being careless. >> live from fukushima district where inspectors have seen for themselves how serious those leaks are. >> the trial that is gripping china, they testify against her husband and she has gone mad they say. and british versus french wine, really? we will take a taste test a little later in the program. ♪ so the president the most powerful ali russia are viewing the site of wednesday's chemical attack, the government says syrian rebels must guaranty safe access to inspector and un general says the use of chemical weapons would constitute crimes against humanity but the government denies launching a gas attack near the capitol damascus and hundreds of dies including women and children and we report. >> reporter: images of syrian civilians dead and wounded from alleged chemical attacks are bringing calls for military intervention. the international community must respond with force. >> there must be a reaction. what does that mean
question if it will do anything more than that. patty al jazeera washington. >> reporter: a former deputy director of plans and strategy at u.s. central command and says while the government may have the missile know how the chemical bombs could have been made by either side. >> they may be the only ones that have access to the missile technology that may be being discovered at this time, but these types of chemical weapons are not very, very difficult to manufacture. >> i think all of us have questions about what really happened on the ground. where the source of the chemicals came from, where the attack came from, who promoted the attack and i think what you're seeing in general is a significant amount of caution in news reports and official statements as to where those attacks came from and who actually conducted those attacks so until those questions are answered i think people are very, very hesitant not only to make official statements but also to suggest a possible response. >> reporter: to other news now anti-coup protest in egypt defied nighttime curfews in several cities and th
>> i'm richell carey. here is the latest from al jazeera. former egyptian president mubarak is no longer behind bars but still not free. >>> there is still more to be done in syria followed an alleged chemical attack by government on civilians. >>> the cost of college is the topic of the day for president obama. he's talking about making higher education more affordable. >>> dozens of wildfires are burning out of control in several states including one at yosemite national park. >> former egyptian president hosni mubarak's time in prison is now over. a helicopter flew from the prison to the hospital. when he was taken to the hospital he was put under house arrest. hosni mubarak may no longer be behind prison walls but his legal problems and those of his assessors are far from over. we have more from cairo. >> reporter: hosni mubarak is out of prison. he remains in custody at an undisclosed location. but mubarak's freedom is technical. the interim prime minister has evoked state of emergency to keep him under house arrest, and mubarak is expected to be back behind bars on sun
are watching al jazeera live from doha. sexual miss conduct allegations on the final day of bo xilai's trial. firefighters in california struggle to contain one of the worst wildfire in the state's history and are you suffering from nomophobia and that is a fear of being without your mobile phone. un inspectors in syria left the otell for damascus and heading to the site where chemical weapons were allegedly used last week. the attack killed hundreds and thousands are severely ill. west enpowers blamed the syrian government and now they are weighing options for military actions in syria and french foreign minister says a response to the attack will be decided in the coming days. the british foreign secretary william hague said it was clear to be able to respond without the unanimous backing of the un and russia has deep concerns over the possibility of a military intervention and president bashir warned the u.s. to stay away saying it faces failure if it strikes. speaking to a russian newspaper they dismissed allegations that they used chemical weapon, describing them as an insult to common
, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. >>a. >> >> >> bankruptcy hearings resumed in detroit and has folks i with underfunded pensions worried. that's forcing some local governments to turn to taxpayers who were not supposed to be on the hook for pensions to shell out more money. reporting on one west virginia city taking extraordinary steps to stay out of bankruptcy and to keep those pensioners paid. >> reporter: charleston, west virginia, first responders dealing today with a barricaded gunman. after 20 years on the job they have access to he
're watching al jazeera. also ahead six people die in protests in egypt. and in the democratic republic of congo, tensions are riding. >>> and a verdict is expected in the case of a minor and a fatal gang rape which has shocked the country. >> but first, th the last of the united nations' chemical weapons inspectors left syria. they drove across the border into neighboring lebanon. the 13-member team have been gathering evidence at the sites of last week's suspected chemical weapons attack. we're joined live from the crossing on the lebanon-syria record. zana, as we said, u.n. inspectors are out. they crossed into lebanon. what happens next? >> well, yes, they've crossed into lebanon. they've taken samples, evidence from rebel-controlled territories. they even visited a government hospital because according to the government some of their soldiers from exposed to gas. now they'll undergo laboratory tests, and this could take time. some are toda saying up to two . the departure could have been a sign that the west would start launching strikes against the syrian regime. but as you can se
>> good morning. this is al jazeera. these are some of the stories we are following at this hour. a lot of people think something should be done put nobody wants to do it. >> calling himself war weary, but determined president obama is considering limited military strikes. in response to new u.s. intelligence about chemical weapons attacks. the sir january regime remains defind. state controlled t.v. showing images of its military. a run away wild fire burning a national treasure, and the labor day weekend forecast isn't helping firefighters who are trying to get the upper hand in yosemite. and 19th century art with a twenty-first century twist. you haven't seen van go until you have seen his master works in 3-d. u. n. weapons inspectors have departed syria. their convey arrived in lebanon this morning and headed directly to beirut airport. the inspector spent four days looking for evidence that chemical weapons were used in syria. but their report is expected to take at least two weeks to prepare. for the first time the obama administration unveiled intelligence it says proves c
>> welcome to al jazeera. i am thomas dradon. here are tonight's top stories. in syria, the international humanitarian group, doctors without borders say medics have treated more than 3600 patients for neuro toxic stems consistent with those to exposure of chemical weapons. >> tens of thousands gathered to mark the 50th anniversary on the march on washington. martin luther king, jr.'s iconic i have a dream speech. >> the rim wild pfeiffer is moving into yosemite park after destroying more than 200 square miles. flames are threatening san francisco's power and water systems prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency in that city. people in egypt are still under a nightly curfew but the interim government has shortened it. the cur few that went into effect at 3:00 o'clock eastern time will last nine hours except on fridays when it will remain 11 hours long. those are your headlines here on al jazeera. fault line starts next. as always, check us out on the web at al jazeera.com. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >>they
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>> welcome to al jazeera, i'm riche lle carey in new york. president obama meets with his national security team to discuss options in syria. wildfires spread into yosemite park and new threats to san francisco. >> i have a dream that one day this nation will rise up, live out the two meaning of its dream. we hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal. >> remembering the dream and the dreamer, 50 years later. [♪ music ] >> and welcome to al jazeera. we're in washington, d.c. for this historic day as thousands make their way to the nation's capitol to remembering down independence avenue and casting the mlk memorial which was there 50 years ago. then they'll address the exactlt today means 50 years later. >> racism now is has raised its head in vicious ways, but in the language of politicians. we need the constitutional right to vote. we cannot let the voting right go back. we need the constitutional right to vote. we need to fight the war on poverty. young people with good minds can't afford to go to school. revival the civil rights commission and a ban
>>> hello, and welcome to al jazeera. i am thomas drashington in new york. >> they have described to our medical teams in doctors without borders appear to be consistent with exposure to neuro toxic agents. >> a humanitarian group's. president obama has a range of potential options on how to respond. >>> a fast-moving wildfire threat ends yosemite national park. >>> 50 years after martin luther king, jr.'s i ha"i have a dream speech. >> thanks for being with us. new evidence that chemical weapons are being used in syria has prompted a flurry of global diplomatic activity. secretary of state john kerry has spoken with his syrian counterpart and other foreign ministers in the region about what appears to be a major chemical attack in syria. three hospitals in damascus supported by the international humanitarian group, doctors without borders, say victims began showing up on wednesday said to be exhibiting neuro toxic symptoms. medical staff say they treated 3600 patients of those patients, medics say at least 355 people died, including at least one doctor. >>> the u.n.'s tom disarma
>> hello, and welcome to al jazeera, in new york our top stories at this hour. a little too late is the word from i can't an syria and allegf chemical weapons use. >>> schools in chicago are about to open after a tumultuous year. >> good to have you with us. u.n. inspectors may soon get the first look at a site of an alleged chemical wal attack in syria. five days after the attacks the obama administration is questioning whether inevidence remains. >>> u.n. disarmament chief is in damascus trying t to timize a te and place for the access. and mike, it sounds like the obama administration has heard enough. >> reporter: the administration now says there is little doubt the president's red line has been crossed. the only question now will there be a military price to pay for the assad regime? >> reporter: after initially insisting on access for u.n. inspectors, now the white house says it's too late. any belated additio decision bym would be considered too late to be credible, adding there is very little doubt at this point that a chemical weapon was used by a syrian regime against
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at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. >> welcome back to al jazeera. president barack obama is meeting security advisers at the white house to discuss the u.s. response to an alleged chemical attack in syria. just this morning united nations group say they have treated 3,000 for neurotoxic symptoms. angela kane wants ac mandarin keys to the site of the alleged chemical attack that happened wednesday. >> reporter: the two tiny bodies hang limp in his arms. what will i do, crisis the father. [ sobbing ] the man destroyed by grief. pictures like these of the many men, women and children indiscriminately killed in what all evidence suggests was a chemical attack continue to shock the world. the syrian government still refuse access to the u.n. group down the road. restricted to an agreement that they agreed to, agreement to inspect the site of alleged attacks weeks ago. secretary of state chuck hagel told president barack obama. >> it indicates to look at what happened in syria over the last few days. some experts say not only assad has access to chemical agents. >> they m
soldier receives the sentence of death. those stories coming up on al jazeera. >> the 50th anniversary of the march on washington today brought out some of the biggest names in politics and the civil rights movement. a half century to the day after reverend martin luther king jr. said i have a dream, they gathered again and al jazeera's mike vequerra was there. >> bells ran on the national mall and across the country to mark the moment. the time a half century ago when martin luther king, jr. spoke to a racially divided america. people of all stripes packed the mall to hear the words inspired by dr. king. joseph lowry was a freedom fighter along with dr. king. >> committed to be a nation of liberty and justice for all. >> julian bond a civil rights veteran who led a sit in at a segregated lunch counter at greensboro, south carolina. >> we're still being challenged, from the stand your ground laws. >> the spirit of dr. king's words captured the hearts of people not just around america. but around the world. >> part celebration, part commemoration, part renewal. it was 50 years ago on th
>> welcome to al jazeera, i'm tony harris. former egyptian president hosni mubarak is expected to be released in the next 24 hours a court ordered him to be freed while prosecutors investigate corruption allegations against him. the u.n. is holding an emergency meeting to discuss reports of a chemical weapons report in syria. hundreds of people died in an attack near damascus. the syrian government denies the charges but there are many calls for the u.n. to investigate. >> the secretary general is aware that a number of the member states have expressed grave concern about the possible use of chemical weapons in syria. the secretary general reaffirms his determination of a thorough investigation into the alleged incidents brought against the state. >> bradley manning was dishonorly discharged and forfeited of his pay. i'm tony harris. >>> welcome. it's violent and turbulent in >>> we need -. and there have been mistakes. >> one is a coalition building and how do you talk about democracy in to what he had forth as the leading country and how it fell apart. my name is jonathan bet
♪ . >> good morning, this is al jazeera, i'm stephanie scion, these are some of the stories we are following at this hour. >> a lot of people think something should be done, but nobody wants to do it. >> calling himself war weary but determined president opam ma is considering limited him tear strikes against syria. in sons to new intelligence about chemical weapons attacks. the syrian regime remains defiant. showing images of its miltier in florida, long buried secrets are being unearthed at a reform school for boys. exhume makeses of long forgotten black children, buried on the campus. and it's hard to keep the jersey shore down, we will show you how far the get away has competent months after hurricane sandy nearly wiped it off the map. their convey arrived in lebanon this morning and headed directly to beirut airport. the inspectors spent four days looking for evidence that chemical weapons were used in syria, but their report is expected to take at least two weeks to prepare. for the first time, the obama administration unveiled intelligence it says proves chemical weapons
>>> i'm richelle carey here is the latest from al jazeera. as world powers debate what to do in syria, the un says a million children are now refugees because of the conflict. the jury is deliberating the fate of nidal hasan. more evacuations near california's yosemite national park and continues to grow. >>> and the new housing numbers are out. sales fall sharply as mortgage rates rise. ♪ >>> three years into the war in syria, diplomatic efforts to stop the conflict have gone nowhere. russia has joined the u.s. and other countries in calling for an independent un probe into this week's aledged chemical weapons attack near damascus. we begin with a look at the refugee crisis in syria. >> reporter: normally being described as one in a million is a compliment. here it is anything but. for a million syrian children, this is now their life. abraham is ten years old. he likes to tease his sister. he arrived a few days ago, and so far it is one big adventure, but says he has seen a lot. >> translator: we fled shellings and bombings. we were being bombed and they just destroyed us
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